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Photographer captures drone footage of beluga whales gathering in Canada's Northwest Passage

Stunning drone footage of beluga whales and swimming polar bears in Canada's Northwest Passage goes viral<p>A drone photographer's efforts to beautifully capture the wildlife and natural surroundings of Canada's Northern Passage haven't gone amiss.<p>Drone footage shot by Arctic Watch …

Fired composer of Destiny, Halo themes wins case against Bungie

Martin O'Donnell, the composer of the Halo theme, has prevailed in his case against the studio following his abrupt dismissal in April 2014.<p>The ruling, by a court-appointed arbitrator, restores O'Donnell's stock holdings in Bungie (a privately held company), awards him $95,000 in unpaid wages, and …

Paul McCartney

This is what the posters for your favorite movies look like in other countries

Years later, many of the best ones can end up becoming collector's items.<p>Sometimes, movies will switch up the posters when going overseas. Some take a lot of creative liberties, and others might even manage to create something even better than their American counterparts.<p>This is what the posters …

Universal Pictures

5 Must-Try Lobster Rolls in the U.S.

Nowadays, diners can find variations of the iconic summer sandwich all over the U.S., available at seafood shacks and restaurants all around the country. Here are 5 to try during your summer travels.<p>Lobster roll season is well underway, but you don't have to make a trip to New England to track one …

New England

See What Happened to the Original Stars of Vacation

In my house growing up, you knew summer vacation was officially under way when Dad eased our dubbed copy of <i>National Lampoon’s Vacation</i> into the VCR. We were a road-trip family—clocking endless pre-Internet hours in the car en route from Northern New Jersey to Quebec City, Myrtle Beach, or …

Fan Theory Could Change The Way You See STAR WARS and The Death Star

The Future Of Buildings Is Powering Them By Green Gunk

We’ve seen before how this can work: Most of this Hamburg building was powered by large algae panels clad to its outside. (Yes, it really worked). …

Revealed: The Ocean's Tiniest Life At The Bottom Of The Food Chain

What's at the bottom of the bottom of the food chain? Well, think small ... smaller than you can see.<p>Tiny life forms in the ocean, too small for the naked eye to see.<p>There are (and scientists have done the math) <i>trillions</i> of microorganisms in the ocean: plankton, bacteria, krill (they're maybe …

Epic doodling

I’m a pretty big fan of doodling, but my stuff has nothing on Peter Deligdisch.<p>His YouTube channel is full of videos where he documents his …

Doodling

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

10 YEARRRSSSS LATERRRRR: Iconic World of Warcraft hero Leeroy Jenkins makes us feel old

All right, chums. Let’s do this!<p>World of Warcraft’s famous Leeroy Jenkins video, in which a careless player gets his whole party (comically) killed, is 10 years old today. It was originally submitted to the site Warcraft Movies on May 5, 2005. Even if the video was staged, Leeroy’s warcry, which …

AR mobile game turns your home into a survival horror nightmare

If you're scared of being home alone at night, this won't be the game for you. Night Terrors is a survival horror that plays out in the real world.<p>The mobile game, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, uses your phone's camera and newly developed augmented reality features to turn your home into …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

You'll never visit your grandparents again after watching the creepy trailer for 'The Visit'

This might be one of the scariest movie trailers ever. "The Sixth Sense" and "Signs" director M. Night Shyamalan returns the genre that made him famous with "The Visit." The movie uses the popular "found footage" approach to tell the story of a couple of siblings whose trip to visit their …

Mindsuckers: Brain-Controlling Parasites

Inspired by film-noir and comic books, these dramatically lit nature portraits tell the stories of the world’s most incredible parasites: the kind that can alter their hosts’ DNA and even control their minds.<p><b>Photographs by Anand Varma</b><p>Anand Varma did not have a conventional upbringing in …

Crime Drama

The first world war scientists who gave their lives to defeat poison gas

Chemical warfare made its deadly debut a century ago, at a time when science was still in the era of personal experimentation. Scientists routinely used their own bodies as a laboratory; systematic animal experimentation, while growing in use, remained controversial. The urgency in the first weeks …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Replace Your Eyeballs With Synthetic Ones

Vision would no longer have to be #nofilter<p>Our eyes are such elegant, complex, specialized organs that their existence seems almost hard to believe--Darwin himself called their evolution “absurd.” But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; eyes sometimes don’t focus correctly, they break down over …

Rockstar Giving Away GTA 5-Themed, One-of-a-Kind Desktop PC

After a lengthy wait, Grand Theft Auto V is finally available on PC. To coincide with its release earlier this week, Rockstar is now giving away a one-of-a-kind desktop computer that is... sufficient for running the game.<p>Allow me to be more specific: This thing likely blows what you already have …

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars still considered hostile to life<p>Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that …

Mars Rover

The 33 Best Ramen Shops in America

Like a pot of pork bones, ramen's popularity has been simmering for a long time.<p><i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Ramen used to cost 10 cents. Now it costs a trained crew of culinary professionals several days of their lives watching broth boil.<p>Like a pot of pork bones, ramen's popularity has been simmering for a …

Curries

word.camera Turns Your Photo Into Paragraphs

word.camera is a curious new website that can magically transform a photograph into words, sentences, and paragraphs that describe what’s seen in …

Pilots Explain When to Actually Worry During a Flight

Scared of flying? Read this before getting on your next plane, and calm down<p>When our Southwest flight smacked into heavy turbulence last week, my four-year-old daughter grabbed my right hand.<p>“Don’t worry, Daddy,” she said. “It’s gonna be OK. It’s just a little bumpy.”<p>I withdrew my hand and …

Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …

How to uncover a bunch of fun Easter eggs hidden in Google Hangouts

If there's ever a time for celebrating the Easter Eggs, today's the day. There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat platform.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends by making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the …

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

This Photo Of A Pregnant Pony Uterus Just Won A Wellcome Award

Plus, some of the other astonishing finalists<p>It’s not every day you get to see the uterus of a pony displayed in such a way to reveal the five-month-old fetus that was growing inside. Captured on film, this slightly creepy museum piece is the overall winner of the 2015 Wellcome Image Awards.<p>“It …

Natural History Museum

This string of characters will probably crash your Chrome tab on OS X

A string of 13 characters is all it takes to bring down any tab in Chrome for OS X. As reported by <i>VentureBeat</i> and <i>Gizmodo</i>, the text has no impact if you're on Windows, Android, or iOS. But open any page or tab with the string on a Mac, and Chrome will crumble — or at least your current tab will. A …

Total Solar Eclipses, Bomb Shock Waves, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Watch a new 3D printing technique create intricate objects from a pool of goo

3D printing is stuck in a bit of a rut. There are companies trying to push the technology beyond the trinket market, but many of the existing printers are slow, jam often, and don’t always make perfect copies. One new printer introduced at the TED conference may have the answer.<p>Most existing …